UAE: Man injures leg after fall from mountain, rescued by authorities

He has been transferred to a hospital for necessary treatment.



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Afkar Ali Ahmed

Published: Mon 14 Feb 2022, 7:31 AM

Last updated: Mon 14 Feb 2022, 7:32 AM

The National Center for Search and Rescue carried out a rescue operation on Sunday in coordination with the Kalba Police for a Lebanese mountain climber.

Authorities carried out a medical evacuation mission for a Lebanese mountain climber who had injured himself after falling from the mountains.

Kalba Police Operations Room had received a report about a person with a leg injury after a fall in Wadi Al Hilu's mountainous area.

The operations room team of the National Search and Rescue Center dispatched a helicopter to follow up on the report and locate the person.

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The team successfully evacuated the injured Lebanese and transferred him to Sharjah's Kalba Hospital for necessary treatment, while ensuring and taking into account the precautionary measures related to Covid-19.


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